Are We In Control Of Our Minds? Or Do They Control Us?

Do you sometimes feel as though you are not in control of how you think, feel and act? Do you have behaviours, reactions and emotions you’d rather not have? Do you sometimes feel like you are trying to overcome yourself to be who you know you can be? When are looking to make a change in…

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5 Important Reasons Why The Last Few Kilos Are the Hardest To Shift Part 5

Part Five – The Nocebo Effect Have you ever wondered why those last few kilograms are so stubborn and hard to shift? If you’re anything like the majority of people, this phenomenon is not only frustrating but also disempowering. It can lead to negative beliefs such as:   “There’s something wrong with me.” “I’ll never…

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5 Important Reasons Why The Last Few Kilos Are The Hardest To Shift Part 4

Part Four – Fight or Flight Have you ever wondered why those last few kilograms are so stubborn and hard to shift? If you’re anything like the majority of people, this phenomenon is not only frustrating but also disempowering. It can lead to negative beliefs such as:   “There’s something wrong with me.” “I’ll never get…

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Where Is Happiness? When Can I Be Happy?

Some say “Happiness is a Journey.” But one must wonder, a journey to where? To money? To fame? To true love? To your once in a lifetime holiday? The issue with this approach is you are always SEEKING happiness, never wholly content in the present moment. And the act of ‘seeking’ suggests separation. Separation from…

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Do We Know How To Love? Or Just Think We Do?

When you look at this image, what do you see? Innocence? Purity? Tolerance? Playfulness? Unconditional Love? What happened to us? What is it about growing up that makes us judge and oppose others? That makes every relationship between a male and a female have sexual innuendo or connotations? If not by the relationship itself, then…

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Keeping Your Soul Mate

Are you looking for your Soul Mate? Perhaps you felt you once found your Soul Mate but lost them? Soul Mates are a gift and a challenge, as they often reflect back at us the things we least like about ourselves. This offers us an opportunity to humbly grow and change, yet more often it…

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Is Your Inner Voice a Critic? Or an Inspiration?

Do you have an inner critic that judges your every move? That tells you you aren’t good enough? That you won’t make it? That your loved ones will hurt you? That people are judging you? If you’re anything like most people, this voice is present at many times throughout each day. Perhaps when you just…

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Are You A Spectator Of Life? Or A Star?

I want to make you uncomfortable. Why would I do that? Sounds a little harsh, doesn’t it? Well, let me explain. Think about this.. If you are comfortable, then you are not moving, developing or growing yourself. The moment you become comfortable with your life is the moment you become complacent and stagnate. In that…

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I Want It NOW! The Psychology of Goal Setting

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Goal setting for long term goals can be daunting – often because we feel like we are not achieving them quick enough, which disempowers, demoralises and demotivates us. The bigger the gap between Where We Are Now, and Where We Want To Be, the more challenging it is for…

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Are You Frustrated At Someone Right Now?

When you really think about the person who causes you the most misery, sadness and worry in your life, it isn’t who we would first presume. It isn’t your partner. It isn’t Mum or Dad. It isn’t your boss. Or the annoying person in your friend circle that bugs you for no apparent reason. It’s…

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